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How managers can go forward given news that the engagement of top performers is down by 25 percent.
Programs like Senator Kaufman's Great Feds Initiative are so important at a time when feds are under attack -- literally as in the case of the IRS supervisor killed in Austin, Texas, and the two officers wounded at the Pentagon, and figuratively as in the recent articles suggesting that federal employees are overpaid. These programs really help put a face on public service.
Is your agency hiring this year? If so, do you have a strategic plan to engage and retain your new employees? Learn easy and cost-effective ways to improve employee performance and retention.
The overall federal workforce is projected to decline by about 42,600 in fiscal 2011, but it will remain at slightly more than 2 million people.
In an effort to help government attract top talent, the Partnership is launching Phase II of its three-year pilot project focusing on the recruitment, hiring, and onboarding of entry-level talent in mission-critical occupations. Participating federal agencies will explore strategies to build talent pipelines, develop innovative approaches to branding and messaging on college campuses, and adopt best practices from the public, private, and non-profit sectors.
Most federal employees remain satisfied at work, despite pay freezes and budget cuts. But a sizeable chunk of workers believe that pay raises and promotions are not based on merit and that their supervisors don't know how to handle poor performers. The Office of Personnel Management released these findings as part of the 2011 Employee Viewpoint Survey.
John Palguta, the vice president for policy at the Partnership for Public Service, joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris to discuss what the plan means for federal employees.
How can you keep your employees from pulling out their hair during the debt debate? Advice from John Palguta, vice president for policy at the Partnership for Public Service.